1. Money Matters Episode 302- The Go-Giver Way W/ Bob Burg www.moneymatterspodcast.com 28:28

In this insightful episode of Money Matters, we were thrilled to welcome back Bob Burg, a renowned author and expert in the art of giving in business. Bob, a familiar voice to our long-time listeners, first appeared on Episode 28 and now graces us again on Episode 302.

Host Christopher Hensley and Bob delve deep into the principles outlined in Bob’s book, “The Go-Giver,” which has sparked a global movement. Bob elucidates how shifting focus from getting to giving – providing immense value to others – is not only fulfilling but also the most financially profitable approach.

Key Highlights:

  • The Five Laws: Bob breaks down the essence of his philosophy into five laws: Value, Compensation, Influence, Authenticity, and Receptivity. Each law provides a unique perspective on how focusing on others’ needs leads to personal and professional prosperity.
  • Impact of Authentic Connections: Bob emphasizes the importance of genuine interactions in business. He shares a powerful anecdote about the impact of a handwritten thank-you note, illustrating the lasting effect of personal touches in professional relationships.
  • Advice for Entrepreneurs: Reflecting on his 30 years of experience, Bob offers sage advice for entrepreneurs, stressing the significance of serving others over a sole focus on profit. He also discusses the critical role of mentorship in career growth, providing practical tips for seeking mentors effectively.
  • The Go-Giver Philosophy: Bob explains how his philosophy aligns with human nature, focusing on providing value to others as a pathway to success.

This episode is a must-listen for anyone striving to create meaningful, profitable connections in their professional life. Bob’s insights provide a fresh perspective on the power of generosity in business.

With over two decades in the financial services realm, Christopher Hensley's journey has been driven by a singular passion: helping individuals navigate the intricate paths of finance to achieve their life aspirations. His dedication isn't just rooted in numbers and strategies; it's about making genuine connections and empowering people with the knowledge they need for a secure future.

Christopher's foundation in the industry is robust. He's collaborated with Fortune 500 frontrunners like Merrill Lynch and UBS Financial Services and has made significant contributions to non-profits, notably with MMI-Consumer Credit Counselors Southwest. His credentials, including licenses from FINRA and designations like the Retirement Income Certified Professional® and the Certified Estate and Trust Specialist™, speak volumes about his commitment to professional growth and expertise.

But beyond the certificates and affiliations, what truly sets Christopher apart is his ability to communicate. For a decade, he's been the voice behind the radio/podcast show “Money Matters” on KPFT Houston, demystifying complex financial concepts for a broad audience. His insights have been sought after by platforms like Wall Street Journal Radio and 1110 KTEK Business Builders Network Radio, and he's provided expert commentary on market trends in renowned publications.

Christopher's community involvement further underscores his dedication. As the former President of the Houston Midtown Chapter of the Society for Financial Awareness, he's delivered financial literacy seminars across Houston and the Gulf Coast. He's also been an active voice in Houston Money Week since 2008, currently holding a leadership position.